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The Resource A people's history of heaven, Mathangi Subramanian

A people's history of heaven, Mathangi Subramanian

Label
A people's history of heaven
Title
A people's history of heaven
Statement of responsibility
Mathangi Subramanian
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A politically driven graffiti artist. A transgender Christian convert. A blind girl who loves to dance. A queer daughter of a hijabi union leader. These are some of the young women who live in a Bangalore slum known as Heaven, young women whom readers will come to love in the moving, atmospheric, and deeply inspiring debut, A People's History of Heaven. Welcome to Heaven, a thirty-year-old slum hidden between brand-new high-rise block of flats and technology incubators in contemporary Bangalore, one of India's fastest-growing cities. In Heaven, you will come to know a community made up almost entirely of women, mothers and daughters who have been abandoned by their men when no male heir was produced. Living hand-to-mouth and constantly struggling against the city government who wants to bulldoze their homes and build yet more glass high-rises, these women, young and old, gladly support one another, sharing whatever they can. This is a story about geography, history, and strength, about love and friendship, about fighting for the people and places we love - even if no one else knows they exist. Elegant, poetic, bursting with colour, Mathangi Subramanian's novel is a moving and celebratory story of girls on the cusp of adulthood who find joy just in the basic act of living
Cataloging source
S3O
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1980-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Subramanian, Mathangi
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Abandoned wives
  • Slums
  • Female friendship
  • Bangalore (India)
Target audience
adult
Label
A people's history of heaven, Mathangi Subramanian
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000066110484
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
290 pages
Isbn
9781786076762
Lccn
be2019045416
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1102762314
Label
A people's history of heaven, Mathangi Subramanian
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000066110484
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
290 pages
Isbn
9781786076762
Lccn
be2019045416
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1102762314

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